National Jeweler Network

Independents

07/31/14

Consumer confidence hits seven-year high

The latest data from The Conference Board shows that in July consumer confidence rose for the third straight month and reached its highest point since 2007.  

07/30/14

In New York, JA NY Summer draws to a close

Exhibitors and buyers packed it in Tuesday as the JA New York Summer show came to an end after three days of buying activity at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

07/30/14

Mayer Udell, owner of London Jewelers, dies at 96

Longtime retailer Mayer Udell, who began running London Jewelers alongside his wife Fran in 1946, has died at the age of 96. 

07/30/14

Appointments: Diamond exchange names director

The Panama Diamond Exchange has appointed industry veteran Dirk Blommaert, who has held positions in the Antwerp diamond industry and with the Baselworld fair, as its business development director.  

07/29/14

TAP by Todd Pownell snags New Designer award

Todd Pownell has been recognized with the 2014 Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year Award, presented to him Monday at the JA New York Summer Show. 

07/29/14

WJA names 2014 Awards for Excellence winners

The Women’s Jewelry Association honored the winners of its 31st annual Awards for Excellence Monday night in New York, recognizing innovative and successful leaders in the industry in a number of categories.

07/28/14

New designers, education abound at JA NY Summer

A busy show floor and a positive attitude among attendees marked the kickoff of the JA New York Summer Show, which began Sunday at the Javits Center.

07/28/14

When lightning strikes, what will it cost you?

Summertime brings more than spring showers. The season’s lightning strikes and sometimes-downed power lines can lead to surges. Jeweler Mutual’s David Sexton shares 5 tips for ensuring a power surge doesn’t knock out your store.

07/25/14

Jeweler giving customers a look at 10 carats

Steven Singer Jewelers is providing its customers the chance to see a rare diamond up close and in person, displaying a rare 10-carat radiant-cut diamond for viewing at its store Sunday.